Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

contact us at info@prewargibsonl-5.com

Serial Number: 81273

FON: 8657

Year shipped: 1927

81273_front 81273_in_case 81273_peghead 81273_tuners

Notes: This guitar was purchased new directly from the Gibson Factory by musician Stanley Richards.

 

Photos courtesy of Stan Werbin of Elderly Instruments www.elderly.com

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the fifth fret with double dots at frets 12 and 17

Body: Maple back with maple sides

Hardware: Gold plated metal parts including engraved three-on-a-strip tuners with pearl buttons and wrap-over tailpiece. Short pickguard

81273_back